Shenandoah Valley Art Center Schedule: June 2012

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of June, is exhibiting the works of SVAC member artists, in an exhibition judged by Jessica Martinkosky, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts at Blue Ridge Community College.  The art center is proud that it is a community based organization that loves to showcase and support its talented members in this annual exhibition.  The collection of artwork will feature the artists’ best efforts in a variety of media. An opening reception and awards ceremony will be held Thursday, June 7, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. and the public is encouraged to come and meet the artists.

Shenandoah Valley Art Center offers a Summer Art Camp for Kids. Week one will be held at the art center, July 16 – 20, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. for kids ages 6 – 11, and will focus on several different projects ranging from sculpture to painting.  Week two will be held at the Lyndhurst ceramic studio of Lynn Hilton Conyers.  The class will be held July 23, 24, 26 and 27, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. All materials are provided as part of a handbuilding and wheel throwing clay experience for kids ages 6 and older. Art Camp is perfect for imaginative young artists who love art! Contact the art center for specific information and pre-registration.  Open studio opportunities in the Virginia Ross Education Studio are available to printmakers and ceramic artists.  Apply online at www.SVACart.com.

The Fall Foliage Festival Art Show application for the show to be held on October 13 and 14 is online and available to professional artists.  Recently the show was voted one of the top three art events in Virginia by “Virginia Living” readers.

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center is located in downtown Waynesboro at 126 S. Wayne Avenue.  Galleries are open to the public 10am to 4pm Tuesday through Saturday.  For more information, call (540) 949-7662 or visit www.svacart.com